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Today, more than 85 years after its inception, the Bauhaus style still emanates vitality. As a school that strove to combine applied art with both the fine arts and technology, the Bauhaus movement has outlasted all other trends in architecture and design. This volume provides insight into the historical, cultural, philosophical, political and pedagogical background of the ...more
Hardcover, 639 pages
Published February 1st 2008 by H.F. Ullmann (first published April 2000)
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Momo García
Aug 23, 2015 Momo García rated it liked it
Pesado y aburrido como él solo. Intolerable como quieren creer los autores que la República de Weimar fue el non plus ultra del progresismo mundial.
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Feb 03, 2016 Frank McAdam rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This is as comprehensive a history of the Bauhaus as one could wish. This modernist institution was a huge cultural force that probably did more to determine aesthetic and functional style in the twentieth century than any other entity.

The book consists of a series of essays, some of which are of more interest than others depending on the subject. (I enjoyed most those dealing with Klee, Kadinsky, Moholy-Nagy, and the teaching of photography.) The best feature of this book, though, is the wealt
Mario Hiter
May 23, 2008 Mario Hiter rated it really liked it
Bauhaus was a very popular movement in the earlier part of the 20th century. Bauhaus movement was one of the most important modernist movements which simplified shapes into basic shapes of circle, triangle, rectangle, and square. I think this would be a good choice as a book as it would give a little bit different look at jewelry making for students, and they would be able to simplify their forms.
Sep 25, 2007 Susan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Delicious. Now go to MoMA and see for yourselves. Ok, you could go other places, but the MoMA has a great collection. Don't let all those Kandinsky posters in your friend's dorm room in college spoil the beauty and function of this subbacultcha.
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Uno de los libros más bellos que he tenido en mis manos
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